Related Links

These are links to organizations that have been important partners for me in Haiti or elsewhere.

Shimer College

Shimer College is my home institution. It is an wonderful place where shared authority and responsibility are decisive both within and outside of the classroom.

Touchstones Discussion Project

The Touchstones Discussion Project is committed to working with schools and other organizations to help them use conversations about well-chosen texts to changed the way power and responsibility are shared.

The Experiment in Alternative Leadership

The Experiment in Alternative Leadership is a project of John Engle, who has been one of my most important partners in work in Haiti since 1997.

Beyond Borders

Beyond Borders is a Christian group that has been supporting education in Haiti since the early 90’s. They are the organization that first invited me to Haiti in 1996.

Lukha Nowman

Lukha Nowman is an outstanding Haitian painter and sculptor. This site shows a range of his work.


A popular bank for Haiti’s poor. Fonkoze uses a mix of microcredit and education to help its clients help themselves.